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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Baltimore, United States

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Baltimore...

Baltimore is a coastal city in the United States. It is a quite huge city close to the water with a population of 620961 people. The water temperature around Baltimore varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 2°C (35.7°F) in January up to 27°C (80.6°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Baltimore is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Baltimore?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Baltimore is about:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Baltimore?

There are not many surf spots close to Baltimore. A spot, which is not too far away, is Naval Jetty, which is just 90km (57miles) away from Baltimore. Click here for more information on Naval Jetty and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Baltimore are Rehoboth-Main, which is 91.8km (57miles) away, and Dewey Beach, located approximately 92.6km (57.5miles) from Baltimore.

Are there beaches close by?

There are some other gorgeous beaches close to Baltimore. The nearest one is Essex, which is 7.5km (4.6miles) away from Baltimore. Another fun beach near Baltimore is Landing Road, which is approximately 9km (5.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Baltimore?

The sea temperature around Baltimore is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures drop down to nearly 2°C (36°F). In this season, a 5-6mm drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 5/6mm wetsuit for very short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Baltimore?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 2 to 7°C (36-45°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Baltimore: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Baltimore...

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